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Stella

#110 of 2,721 Restaurants in Boston
#122 of 2,935 Places to Eat in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016 (Boston's South End)
(617) 247-7747
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comfortable environment, good food

Went with a large group and were very well attended to. Place has a fun vibe and the food was delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
JJBBMOW
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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140 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Went with a large group and were very well attended to. Place has a fun vibe and the food was delicious.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a wonderful dinner here on a Friday evening. We had reservations and were seated immediately. Our server Steven was very knowledgeable about the menu and wine list. Excellent food and a fun night out.

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boston
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Went to Stella on a Monday evening. Food was okay not great but the service was just awful. If I had been paying the bill I would have only left 10 per cent. We had bottled water and when the waiter was thru pouring there was half a bottle left and he took it over to the bar and returned... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Good food but place was hot like they didn't have a running AC. Service was just ok. I would not come back here one more time

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We came to Stella on a beautiful summer evening because of the outside dining. The patio tends to be a bit noisy because of the traffic on Washington St. After 7:30 PM, the traffic subsided and the noise level dropped. This is called an "Italian" restaurant, but it is 50-50 Italian and American dishes. I mean this in a good... More 

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New York City, New York
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Three colleagues and I had dinner here on a Wednesday night last month. It was quite busy but we found a comfortable table. The food was very good. I had three appetizers, two of which were memorable - the Carpaccio and the fried artichoke hearts wow! This is a noisy informal fun place that I look forward to returning to... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This has a great location and it's lot's of fun. It's not really a quiet and romantic place, but when you're in the mood to hear other voices it's great without really being loud. Food and service are both very good. The pizzas are excellent, we don't really get them as good on the West Coast.

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Midwest
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Came here as a member of an office party recently on a Monday night, stayed in the backroom to have more privacy. I ordered a Sangria from the specials drinks menu, and found that the bartender must have short-changed the alcohol + other mixers when mixing the drink, as after I drank the nectar, there was nothing but lots crushed... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The beef carpaccio and the sausage pasta was delicious.. Service was great and great wine list! It was not very noisy , and was a trendy , fun looking crowd there !

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St. Catharines, Canada
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137 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is a party! Don't come here for a sedate meal. It's not a fine dining experience but it's great. Lots to choose from with an Italian bent. They make a cocktail called a Stella 75 that you must try - bright and refreshing with Hendrick's gin, St. Germain, a splash of lemon and some Prosecco - fabulous. Here's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1525 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-2016
    (Boston's South End)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: (617) 247-7747

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?